JULY 8th, 3:31pm: The signing is official, Dallas announced via press release.
JULY 6th, 5:32pm: The Mavericks have signed second-round pick A.J. Hammons to a guaranteed three-year rookie deal, tweets Shams Charania of The Vertical. The 7-footer out of Purdue was taken with the 46th pick in last month’s draft.
Hammons, a 280-pound center, was Dallas’ only selection this year. He had a productive senior season with the Boilermakers, averaging 15.0 points and 8.2 rebounds per game and putting up a 31.3 player efficiency rating.
He will be part of the Mavericks’ summer league team in Las Vegas, beginning this weekend.